Calcasieu Parish Special Assessment Valuation Freeze: Eligibility Criteria and Application Process Explained

By Calcasieu Staff
Published April 15, 2024

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana – Understanding the Calcasieu Parish Special Assessment Valuation Freeze: What Property Owners Need to Know

Calcasieu Parish Assessor, Wendy Aguillard, recently made an announcement information residents about the opportunity to potentially qualify for a Special Assessment Valuation Freeze of property taxes.

To be eligible for this special benefit, there are specific criteria that must be met. Firstly, your household income should not exceed $100,000 annually. Additionally, you must either be 65 years of age or older, a disabled veteran with a 50% or more service-related disability rating, or be 100% disabled through the Social Security Administration.

If you meet these criteria, you will need to provide documentation to support your application. This includes proof of age, proof of disability, and proof of income as required by law. These documents are essential to validate your eligibility for the Special Assessment Valuation Freeze.

For those interested in learning more about the qualifications needed to apply and the documentation required, the Calcasieu Parish Assessors Office can be reached at 337-721-3000 or by email at [email protected].

The Calcasieu Parish Tax Assessor’s Office is located at 1011 Lake Shore Drive, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

It is important to note that due to 2024 being a reassessment year, applications for the Special Assessment Valuation Freeze must be completed by October 1, 2024. This deadline is crucial for property owners who wish to take advantage of this opportunity to freeze their property assessment valuation.